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The New 'Digital Dead Zones' and Removing Your Rights to Communicate: Deny the AT&T FCC Petition Now

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 04.27.2013 | Technology
Bruce Kushnick

AT&T, Verizon and Centurylink, who are corporate sponsors of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), have declared war on the American public.

Rising Home Prices: Coming to a Market Near You

Jed Kolko | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Jed Kolko

Not only are rising prices starting to look like a real trend, they're also coming to a market near you -- if they haven't already. Asking prices increased year-over-year in 44 out of the 100 largest metropolitan areas, with Miami and Phoenix leading the charge.

Americans Tolerate Price Hikes On Everyday Products

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 01.26.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — The way Americans are chomping Big Macs, lacing up pricey sneakers and gulping peppermint mochas in this economy, you'd think they're...

What Will an Economic Recovery Build Upon?

Garrett Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Garrett Johnson

The economy: Has it bottomed? Are we recovering? Will we see a "V" shaped bounce? Or a "U"? Or a "W"? Let's examine exactly what is going to lead this economy out of our deep recession.

Biggest Price Rise In 3 Decades Shocks Shoppers

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Rising prices, falling home values, stagnant wages and tight credit. It's a potent combination that has struck the American consume...

Consumer spending up mainly because of sharp price increases

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Don't be fooled by a larger-than-expected increase in consumer spending. People aren't buying more _ they're just paying more for w...

Sticker Shock: Bread Prices Up 14.7 Percent, Milk Prices Up 13.3 Percent

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Inflation rose again last month, reflecting big jumps in the cost of energy and airline tickets. And the forecast is for even bigge...

Giving "Twelve Days Of Christmas" Gifts Would Cost $19,507

New York Times | Elizabeth Olson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Maids a-milking finally received a raise this year and gold prices jumped, a combination that made it more costly than ever to bestow the elaborate se...

Want Safer Toys? Be Prepared For Price Hikes

AP | Anne D'Innocenzio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Someone is going to have to pay all the extra costs of making toys safer. For now, toy makers and retailers are sharing the burden, but that's only e...